Posted on 27 May 2019 by Michael Tang

A dental cavity needs to be protected during the first few days. Check with your dentist for advice on how to care for your filling.

Key takeaways:

  • Use a soft-bristled toothbrush and gently brush around the treated tooth.
  • Avoid exceptionally hot or cold foods as this can cause tooth sensitivity.
  • Chew on the opposite side of the mouth to the filling.

"Avoid eating or drinking for a couple hours while the anesthesia wears off and you can comfortably chew food again, and if you can, avoid chewing directly on the filling for a couple of days."

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Michael Tang

Michael Tang

GDC 80508

Michael has a special interest in aesthetic dental implantology including the “teeth in a day” technique. He receives referrals from other dentists for implant surgery as well as bone and soft tissue grafting, and sinus lifting.  He is also very experienced in smile makeovers, adult cosmetic braces and non-surgical facial aesthetics.
His interest in dental implantology stemmed from a course held in Harley Street in 2005.  In the same year he deci…

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